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Girls Elementary Program

2018-19 School Year Registration
Registration for the 2018-19 school year will be held at our main offices located at 1724 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis whether your daughter attended during the last school year or summer camp. It is recommended that families register on the first date available.

School year registration is by appointment only. Please contact Natalie Duarte, Director of Elementary Programs, to make an appointment or with further questions. Please note that some of the schools where we offer pick-up transportation are full or may have limited availability.

Download the Printable Registration Forms and Fee Table and Payment Plan. For more information regarding registration, check out our FAQ Sheet.

Teen Program 2018-2019

Eureka! is a national, five-year program created by Girls Inc. to encourage girls to explore career paths in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The program consists of four weeks of intensive programming during the summer (years 1-4) and additional sessions throughout the school year. The next enrollment period will begin in January 2019. To learn more, download the Eureka! Program brochure.

For more information, please contact Director of Teen Programs, Maria Tijerino.

Passport to Success
Girls in grades 6-12 can sign up for their very own Passport to Success! Passport to Success is a FREE resource series that takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at Girls Inc. of the Island City. The series empowers girls by enabling them to learn new information, acquire and develop skills, build self-confidence, and have fun. The series is comprised of six workshops that promote college readiness, self-sufficiency, leadership, personal safety, and positive decision making. For more information, download the Passport to Success pamphlet and registration forms.

Please contact Director of Teen Programs, Maria Tijerino with any questions.

Alameda Island Kids

Alameda Island Kids logoAlameda Island Kids is a service provided by Girls Incorporated of the Island City since 1981. We provide state licensed, on-site child care specially designed to care for boys and girls in kindergarten through 5th grade at five elementary schools in Alameda. Currently the service is offered at Bay Farm, Earhart, Edison, Franklin, and Otis Elementary Schools. At each school site, we maintain safe, quality centers while adhering to the required school-age ratio of 14 children to 1 adult. We have early pick-up for children in all grades, K-5th, on days with AUSD early release times, including during the first three weeks of the school year. For more information, visit our Alameda Island Kids page.

Enrollment Schedule and Forms for 2018-2019

All AIK sites are FULL in the PM. There is still space at Edison and Franklin Schools for AM care only. Please call Pam Williams at 510.521.1743 ext. 202 for instructions on how to be placed on the wait list for PM care, or to enroll in AM care at Edison or Franklin.

For your convenience, you may download the AIK Enrollment Packet. Once you have downloaded and saved the packet, enter the information on all six forms, save the file, print the forms, sign where needed, and bring the entire packet to in-person enrollment. A $50 per child, nonrefundable enrollment fee is due at the time of enrollment. Hard copy packets will be available during the enrollment times.

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Women Who Dare

Save the Date for our special
20th Anniversary
Women Who Dare
Evening Gala

Help us celebrate 20 years of honoring extraordinary strong, smart, and bold
women and teens!

Saturday, February 9, 2019
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Oakland Scottish Rite Center
1547 Lakeside Drive, Oakland

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Girls Inc. of the Island City Welcomes Four New Board Members

2018-2019 Board of Directors

We held our 2018-19 Board of Directors Installation on Tuesday, September 11th at the home of board member, Matt Bliven, and Kathy Bliven. Board members, staff, and special guests mingled and celebrated the coming year.

Special thanks to Sean McPhetridge, Superintendent of Alameda Unified School District, for officiating and our Board President, Luzanne Engh, and CEO, Christine Chilcott, for presenting. A big thanks to Matt and Kathy Bliven for hosting the event; Al Wright of Raintree Studios for taking photos; and Alameda Island Brewing Company, Dragon Rouge Vietnamese Restaurant, Feel Good Bakery, Greens & Grains, Scolari's at the Point, and Speisekammer for their delicious food and drink donations.

In addition to our wonderfully diverse and talented returning board members, we have four new members who share our passion for empowering girls and teens in Alameda. We are delighted to welcome June Allen, Sandy Hobson, Anne Gooch, and Ashley McLaughlin to our board! Learn more and view event details.

Join our Alumnae Association

Calling all Girls Inc. of the Island City, previously known as Girls Club, ALUMNAE!

Join our Alumnae Association

We are seeking YOU, the strong, smart, and bold women who were inspired and empowered by your Girls Inc./Girls Club experience! Please join other alumnae and share your thoughts about what you want and need from an engaging ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION.

To receive news and updates, and to provide input about our upcoming alumnae program, connect with us.